CHAPTER 196

LANDLORD AND TENANT - RELATING TO TIME OF NOTICE TO QUIT FARM LAND IN KENT COUNTY

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 142, REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, ENTITLED "LANDLORD AND TENANT" IN RELATION TO THE TIME OF. NOTICE TO QUIT FARM LAND IN KENT AND SUSSEX COUNTIES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That Article 1 of Chapter 142, Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and same is hereby further amended by enacting and adding a new section after 4989. Sec. 4. thereof, said new section to be styled 4989A. Sec. 4A. as follows:

4989A. Sec. 4A. If there be a demise of farm lands in Kent County used by the tenants for the purpose of maintaining a livelihood from said lands or what is commonly known as a crop share tenant for a term of one or more years, and six months, or upwards, before the end of the term, either the landlord do not give notice in writing to the tenant in possession to remove, or the tenant do not give like notice to the landlord of his intention to remove from the demised premises, the lease shall be extended for a further term of one year, unless the lease provides otherwise, and all the stipulations of the lease shall continue in force.

Approved June 4, 1951.